Stage Stores is the country’s leading small-town retailer, with 65 percent of stores and 59 percent of sales in towns with populations below 50,000, which are underserved markets with limited competition. Stage Stores operates more than 850 department stores in 40 states under the Bealls, Goody’s, Palais Royal, Peebles and Stage brands. These stores are supported by three highly automated distribution centers, located in Texas, Ohio and Virginia.
Stage Distribution has three major projects to focus on in 2015:
- Expand the Omni-Channel portion of the business;
- Implement voice-picking technology to help facilitate the growing ecommerce business;
- Install a new transportation management system (TMS) to improve freight efficiencies and reporting.